Abbeville Area Medical Center is remotely located, over an hour from two larger South Carolina hubs, Greenville and Columbia. Inside the hospital, there are less than 25 beds...
State of Telehealth in South Carolina
Leaders from across South Carolina discussed their perspectives on statewide efforts to advance telehealth as part of the 5th Annual Telehealth Summit of South Carolina, held March 28-30, 2017.
Specifically, the panel addressed some of the successes and challenges of telehealth, policy and legislative issues, and outcomes from statewide strategic initiatives, along with current and future funding opportunities for telehealth.
Moderator: Will Harms, MD, MBA, Vice President of Medical Affairs, S.C. Blue Cross and Blue Shield
John Magill, MSW, State Director, S.C. Department of Mental Health
Senator Thomas Alexander, S.C. State Senate
James McElligott, MD, Co-Chair, S.C. Telehealth Alliance
Stephen Gardner, MD, S.C. Board of Medical Examiners
William Jennings, MD, Chief Value and Informatics Officer, Palmetto Health